Asia Noise News

World Hearing Day 2018

Millions of teenagers and young adults are at risk of developing hearing loss due to the unsafe use of personal audio devices such as smartphones and MP3 players and exposure to damaging levels
of sound at noisy entertainment venues including nightclubs, discotheques, bars, pubs and sporting
events. The emerging pattern of listening regularly at high volume and for a long duration poses a serious
threat to one’s hearing. Hearing is a precious faculty, which impacts educational, professional and social
Noise-induced hearing loss can be prevented

CSIR–National Physical Lab